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Yogurt: A Healthy Food Popular on the Silk Roads Yogurt, also spelled yoghurt or yoghourt, has an interesting, yet somewhat mysterious history. While we are unsure exactly where the actual food originated from, it is believed that it was invented in Mesopotamia around 5000 BCE. The word itself is assumed to be originated from Turkish word “rog” which means ‘condens...

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Pioneer of Modern Geography Linked to civilizations -Fictional interview with Baron Ferdinand Richthofen who coined “Silk Road”   In this interview, you will be able to experience the amazing perspective and life of the Baron Ferdinand Richtofen, the father of modern geography. Born in 1833 at Carlsruhe in Prussian Silesia (Poland), today he is remembered in our m...

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The Mongols and the Silk Roads Today, exports and imports take one-third of the global GDP based on the broad global network. This modern economic achievement is the product of human learning through the long history of the Silk Road. Especially, the old empire of Mongols and other states played important roles in the intercontinental connection and trade. The Silk Road was not created ...

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This is a short summary of one of the articles from Webzine SILKROADIA VOL.4 NO.1. For more specialized information, please download our Webzine, and read "Maslenitsa Festival, a Great Event to Celebrate" written by Cameron Shirvani Steiner, an Film Studies student in the Dodge College of Film & Media Arts at Chapman University in Orange County, California, USA. “A nati...

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This is a short summary of one of the articles from Webzine SILKROADIA VOL.4 NO.1. For more specialized information, please download our Webzine, and read "Ajanta: A Glistening Gem of Indian Cave Art" written by Vivek Mohan, an Associate Professor in the Department of History at Delhi College of Arts and Commerce, India. Archaeological sources are generally devoid of any reference...

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  This is a short summary of one of the articles from Webzine SILKROADIA VOL.4 NO.1. For more specialized information, please download our Webzine, and read "A Witness to Violence: Atiq Rahim" written by Cameron Shirvani Steiner, an Film Studies student in the Dodge College of Film & Media Arts at Chapman University in Orange County, California, USA. “Language i...

ADMINISTRATOR 2022-03-15 377

Empowering youth has always been an intrinsic value and objective in the United Arab Emirates, as it was instilled by the nation’s founding father, His Highness the late Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan. Expo 2020 Dubai is practicing this value as its theme “Connecting Minds, Creating the Future” strives to support and inspire youth towards achieving their full potential and...

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In 2021 Venice celebrates 1600 years since its legendary birth. The early descriptions of the lagoon depict its inhabitants engaged in fishing, salt gathering, and trade. At first limited to a circumscribed area, later expanded to the Adriatic Sea and then to the Mediterranean, trade has marked the space of the city and the attitude of its inhabitants. From the earliest By Luciano Pezzolo©...

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Ali F. Mostafa: Emirati Cinema Comes of Age   Ali Mostafa on the cover of Esquire Middle East in 2016   Few names in the story of the cinema of the United Arab Emirates match the recognition and success of Ali F. Mostafa. The pioneering Emirati director can lay claim to a number of distinct “firsts’’ in the short history of Emirati cinema. These “f...